Abdominal Splenosis Mimicking a Colon Tumour

Splenosis is a benign condition which results from the self-implantation of splenic tissue on intra or extraperitoneal surfaces, after splenic trauma or splenectomy. Patients are usually asymptomatic but may present with varied symptoms related to the implantation site. The diagnosis is a challenge...

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Main Authors: Joana Braga, Francesca Pereira, Cristiana Fernandes, Marinha Silva, Teresa Boncoraglio, Carlos Oliveira
Format: Article
Published: SMC MEDIA SRL 2021-01-01
Series:European Journal of Case Reports in Internal Medicine
Online Access:https://www.ejcrim.com/index.php/EJCRIM/article/view/2219